week 10 violence and graphics by Jane

The Design of Dissent/ Tony Kushner!
“…graphic design…can move people to action, to acts
of courage and sacrifice, overcoming habit and fear.
Art can do that; art is always having those sorts of
effects. Art can’t change anything except people, and
people can make everything change.” (p.3)

“these posters, these work of art have a
restorative power. Each is an argument that
stamps itself indelibly in on the soul of the
passer-by; accepted or rejected, the argument,
the claim, or demand each makes becomes a
spark in the dialectical engine of consciousness,
of human life.”

Some of John Heartfield’s works:

https://i1.wp.com/www.towson.edu/heartfield/images/Adolf_the_Superman.jpg

Adolf the Superman: Swallows Gold and Spouts Junk

https://i0.wp.com/www.towson.edu/heartfield/images/after10.jpg

After Ten Years: Fathers and Sons

https://i1.wp.com/www.towson.edu/heartfield/images/Self_Portrait_with_Police.jpg

Self-Portrait with Police Commissioner

Manhunt 2- “Manhunt 2,” a video game whose characters kill and torture using implements ranging from glass and shovels to a fuse box and a toilet.

http://7reviews.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/manhunt-2-photo-2.jpeg

Manhunt2

<embed src=”http://www.cbs.com/thunder/swf/rcpHolderCbs-prod.swf&#8221; width=”370″ height=”361″allowFullScreen=”true” FlashVars=”link=http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=3433531n&releaseURL=http://release.theplatform.com/content.select?pid=Zrbw9ZnydywF6ClCCdHboD8DVrM9t1s9&partner=newsembed&autoPlayVid=false&prevImg=http://thumbnails.cbsig.net/CBS_Production_News/556/643/eve_siebergmanhunt1030_480x360.jpg” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” pluginspage=”http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer&#8221; />

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